high yield

Why issuers in Asia now need to take social bonds seriously

There are welcome signs the new asset class is finding its feet the region. After South Korea’s pioneering efforts, interest is now picking up in India and accelerating in Japan. However, not everyone is yet fully convinced of its virtues just yet.
February 03, 2020

2020 G3 DCM: Where's the upside for high yield?

Investors may need to display more cunning to navigate the Asian high yield bond markets during 2020 as the approaching Year of the Rat ushers in a heavy pipeline of redemptions.
December 17, 2019

2020 G3 DCM: Bull market stretches the maturity curve

Make hay while the sun shines appears to be the motto for Asia’s international bond markets in 2020 as investment grade issuers and insurance funds see greater value in longer-dated tenors.
December 12, 2019

Are junk bonds worth the risk?

Investors hunting for higher-yield fixed income might have better luck with Asian high-yield debt. But what are the caveats?
October 25, 2019